Course detail

Experimental Methods of Construction Survey

FAST-CI055Acad. year: 2019/2020

New methods of verifying the reliability of engineer construction proposal. Testing the signs of reliability of ready constructions during lifetime. The reliability scheme of building structure and it’s modeling. Analysis and physical models, laws of model homothety for static and dynamic tasks.
Arrangement of model tests, ways of loading and methods of reading the static and dynamic quantities. Determination of mistakes of the read quantities, metrology.
Non-contact methods of deformation reading, digital analysis of image and it’s treatment. Principles of fraction mechanics. Measurement of parameters for tension determination.
Measurement on realized structures and comparison of results with model measurement. Automation of measurement.
Seminary paper concerns elaborating and evaluating the results of measurement from the laboratory practice. Laboratory practice with individual tasks for individual students.

Department

Institute of Building Testing (SZK)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Student will have better orientation in the field of experimental analysis of building structures and structures elements in relationship on analytics modelling within stochastic approach.

Prerequisites

Physical-mechanical and fracture properties of building materials, basic methods of testing and diagnosis of structures, resources for numerical analysis of structures, theory of statistics and probability.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Introduction – experimental analysis of structures and members. Reliability scheme and modeling of structures.
Mathematical and physical models of structure behavior.
Cracking properties of cement composites. Experimental methods of determination of cracking properties.
Experimental load tests.
Methodology of long-term monitoring of bridge structures.
Methodology of experimental verification of reological properties of concrete in laboratory and in-situ.
Magneto-elastic measurement of stresses in prestressing reinforcement. Sensor calibration.
Experimental and analytic means of time dependent analysis of structures.

Aims

Acquiring of the basic orientation in the field of experimental analysis of building structures and structures elements in relationship on analytics modelling within stochastic approach.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme N-P-E-SI (N) Master's

    branch K , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, optional

  • Programme N-K-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch K , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, optional

  • Programme N-P-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch K , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, optional

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

seminars

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

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